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Date:	Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:27:59 +0100
From:	Jacek Anaszewski <j.anaszewski@...sung.com>
To:	Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:	linux-media@...r.kernel.org, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
	devicetree@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	s.nawrocki@...sung.com, a.hajda@...sung.com,
	kyungmin.park@...sung.com, Bryan Wu <cooloney@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH/RFC 1/8] leds: Add sysfs and kernel internal API for flash
 LEDs

On 03/20/2014 04:28 PM, Richard Purdie wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-03-20 at 15:51 +0100, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
>> Some LED devices support two operation modes - torch and
>> flash. This patch provides support for flash LED devices
>> in the LED subsystem by introducing new sysfs attributes
>> and kernel internal interface. The attributes being
>> introduced are: flash_mode, flash_timeout, max_flash_timeout,
>> flash_fault and hw_triggered.
>> The modifications aim to be compatible with V4L2 framework
>> requirements related to the flash devices management. The
>> design assumes that V4L2 driver can take of the LED class
>> device control and communicate with it through the kernel
>> internal interface. The LED sysfs interface is made
>> unavailable then.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jacek Anaszewski <j.anaszewski@...sung.com>
>> Acked-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@...sung.com>
>> Cc: Bryan Wu <cooloney@...il.com>
>> Cc: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@...ys.net>
>> ---
>>   drivers/leds/led-class.c    |  216 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>>   drivers/leds/led-core.c     |  124 +++++++++++++++++++++++--
>>   drivers/leds/led-triggers.c |   17 +++-
>>   drivers/leds/leds.h         |    9 ++
>>   include/linux/leds.h        |  136 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>   5 files changed, 486 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>
> It seems rather sad to have to insert that amount of code into the core
> LED files for something which only a small number of LEDs actually use.
> This will increase the footprint of the core LED code significantly.
>
> Is it not possible to add this as a module/extension to the LED core
> rather than completely entangling them?

OK, I'll try to decouple it.

Thanks,
Jacek Anaszewski

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